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Only in America

Only in America: Staring down the barrel of your... mailbox

A New Jersey man constructs a giant gun-shaped mailbox — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A New Jersey cabinet-maker built himself a custom mailbox shaped like a .44 Magnum revolver. While Roger Buchko says he is a gun-rights supporter, he claims the mailbox is also a vehicle for showcasing his craftsmanship. "I put it out there to try to get some work and because I needed a new mailbox," he said.